Procurement of onion under PSF during 2017-18 and its disposal
As per direction of Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India, Nafed procured 5136.742 MTs of onion directly from the farmers in open auction in Lasalgaon, Maharashtra and Alwar Mandies, of Rajasthan under Price Stabilization Fund (PSF) of Govt. OF India during the month of September 2017 to March 2018.
Procured onion stocks after its preliminary sorting and grading were dispatched to delhi for sale through Mother Dairy (SAFAL) outlets and Nafed Adat shops at Azadpur, Delhi. Services charge of Rs.34.61 lakh was earned in the operation.